Rock Climbing Instructor

Take On A Leadership Role

Instructors must be experienced in rock climbing, backpacking, and related skills. Climbing areas we use include Looking Glass, Cedar Rock, Table Rock, Stone Mountain (NC), Moore’s Wall, and the New River Gorge. Climbing experience on these rocks is preferred.


Job Responsibilities

  • Instruct climbing at our outdoor climbing tower, our bouldering cave, and our climbing areas near camp for campers 7 to 16 years of age.
  • Lead backpacking trips and climbing trips up to three days in length.
  • Male staff would also be cabin counselors for a group of 5-7 boys.
  • Female staff instruct in the activity area and have additional responsibilities in lieu of cabin duties.


At least 19 years of age or rising college sophomore with a strong interest in teaching children, as well as, climbing and hiking experience.


  • Starting Salary: $325 to $400 per week (depending on experience and qualifications).
  • Includes room, board, and free laundry facilities.
  • Extensive professional discounts.
  • And much more! Check them out below.

Are you ready to say YES to the best summer of your life?

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